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Welcome to our weekly news bulletin for the gay and lesbian community, broadcast nationally via the Community Radio Network and on JOY 949. News this week includes;

  • The Sydney University AFL club is holding a pride game to promote inclusiveness and to fight homophobia in sport.
  • Real Exchanges from Grindr are at the centre of a powerful new campaign to increase awareness around HIV stigma and its effects on the LGBTIQ community.
  • The body of missing Sydney man, Matthew Leveson, has been found.
  • Amnesty International has gathered more than half a million signatures calling for an end to the alleged persecution of gay and bisexual men in Chechnya.
  • Tennis player, Margaret Court, who stirred controversy with increasingly outrageous comments about the LGBTIQ community last week, has been used in a poster for a Melbourne gay event.
  • The annual GLORIA’s were handed out last week, with some high profile winners.

In Sport;

  • American soccer teams will be wearing rainbow themed uniforms to support LGBTIQ pride month.
  • Tennis player, Andy Murray, says he may refuse to play on Margaret Court Arena at the Australian Open, after Margaret Court’s latest homophobic rant.

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